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CLYBOURNE PARK To Transfer To The West End In 2011
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2010

Following widespread critical acclaim and a sell out record breaking run, Bruce Norris' satirical comedy Clybourne Park will transfer from the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court to the West End, for a limited 14 week season, opening for previews at Wyndham's Theatre on 28 January 2011 with a press night on 8 February. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' 10/26-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Interim Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the Tony Award-winning musical Ain't Misbehavin' on the Mainstage from Oct. 26 through Nov. 20. (more...)

Photo Flash: Addiss, Cassidy, Hawley & More Lead Cast Of ATC's TWO UNRELATED PLAYS BY DAVID MAMET: KEEP YOUR PANTHEON AND SCHOOL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting for the New York and world premieres of a double bill of one-act plays from Atlantic's founder. (more...)

Brian Dennehy to be Featured Guest Speaker at Eugene O'Neill Celebration, 10/16-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2009

Brian Dennehy, a leading figure in American theater, renowned for his roles in the plays of Eugene O'Neill, will highlight the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 10th Annual Eugene O'Neill Celebration, presented this year in collaboration with the Eugene O'Neill Society and Connecticut College and with the support of the Frank Loomis Palmer Fund. Mr. Dennehy is an active member of the Center's Board of Trustees. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Fest Launches Black Swan Lab For New Work 7/7-10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2009

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will launch the Black Swan Lab for New Work on July 7, 2009, running through October 31. The Lab will provide approximately 390 hours of development time in 2009 and offer a shifting menu of developmental activities, including actor-driven work, work that may include on-going development but no audience component, and work that is shared in-house. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' 10/26-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011

Long Wharf Theatre, under the director of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Interim Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, presents the Tony Award-winning musical Ain't Misbehavin' on the Mainstage from Oct. 26 through Nov. 20. (more...)

Brian Dennehy to be Featured Guest Speaker at Eugene O'Neill Celebration, 10/16-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2009

Brian Dennehy, a leading figure in American theater, renowned for his roles in the plays of Eugene O'Neill, will highlight the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 10th Annual Eugene O'Neill Celebration, presented this year in collaboration with the Eugene O'Neill Society and Connecticut College and with the support of the Frank Loomis Palmer Fund. Mr. Dennehy is an active member of the Center's Board of Trustees. (more...)

Brian Dennehy to be Featured Guest Speaker at Eugene O'Neill Celebration, 10/16-10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2009

Brian Dennehy, a leading figure in American theater, renowned for his roles in the plays of Eugene O'Neill, will highlight the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 10th Annual Eugene O'Neill Celebration, presented this year in collaboration with the Eugene O'Neill Society and Connecticut College and with the support of the Frank Loomis Palmer Fund. Mr. Dennehy is an active member of the Center's Board of Trustees. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Closes 09 Season With Record Attendance And Revenues
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2009

In what the Oregon Shakespeare Festival's Artistic Director Bill Rauch and Executive Director Paul Nicholson can only describe as amazing, OSF's 2009 season results have exceeded all expectations. Initially anticipating a slump in the 2009 season attendance and revenue, the Festival closed with record attendance of 410,034 (89% of capacity), and record revenues of $17,098,115. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for West End CLYBOURNE PARK
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2010

Stuart McQuarrie and Jason Watkins join Lorna Brown, Sarah Goldberg, Michael Goldsmith, Lucian Msamati, Sam Spruell and Sophie Thompson for the West End transfer of Bruce Norris' critically acclaimed Clybourne Park, directed by Dominic Cooke, Artistic Director of the Royal Court. (more...)

ICT Presents The Old Settler June 3-26
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2011

Two women test the bonds of sisterhood in John Henry Redwood's bittersweet comedy,The Old Settler. ICT artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs Ryan Vincent Anderson, Veralyn Jones, Tarina Pouncy and Karen Malina White in a four-week run, June 3 through June 26 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. (more...)

The Black Rep Continues Season 33 with Production of Yasmina Reza's ART 5/5 - 5/23
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2010

Black Rep to present ART by Yasmina Reza May 5 - 23, 2010, a play which takes a profound look at the nature of friendship. When well-to-do Serge purchases an expensive painting it causes his best friend to question not only his taste, but his moral fiber as well. What do we really know about our friends and can friendship survive when we discover an unexpected, hard to believe truth about someone we think we know? (more...)

Gem of the Ocean Closes Hartford Stage's MainStage Season
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean will be open May 12 at Hartford Stage, the final play in the Tony Award-winning theatre's 47th season. (more...)

2011 Tony Awards Nominees: 'Best Lighting Design of a Play'
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM. (more...)

Lindo Leads Young Vic Revival of JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE; Opens May 27
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2010

August Wilson's masterpiece receives its first major London revival at the Young Vic. Delroy Lindo (The Cider House Rules, Malcolm X, Get Shorty) leads a stellar cast including Adjoa Andoh, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Petra Letang and Danny Sapani for David Lan's new production of Joe Turner's Come and Gone by the two time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright whose work includes Fences, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and The Piano Lesson. (more...)

The Black Rep Closes Production of Yasmina Reza's ART 5/23
by Chris Gibson - May 23, 2010

Black Rep will close its production of ART by Yasmina Reza May 23, 2010, a play which takes a profound look at the nature of friendship. When well-to-do Serge purchases an expensive painting it causes his best friend to question not only his taste, but his moral fiber as well. What do we really know about our friends and can friendship survive when we discover an unexpected, hard to believe truth about someone we think we know? (more...)

Victory Gardens Presents The Gospel According to James with Andre DeShields
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2011

Artistic Director Dennis Za?ek and Executive Director Jan Kallish announce the Chicago Premiere of The Gospel According to James by Charles Smith, directed by Chuck Smith. (more...)

Gem of the Ocean Closes Hartford Stage's MainStage Season
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2011

Pulitzer Prize-winning Playwright August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean will be open May 12 at Hartford Stage, the final play in the Tony Award-winning theatre's 47th season. (more...)

Bougere, Jones et al. Lead Goodman's THE GOOD NEGRO, 5/1 - 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2010

Casting is complete for Goodman Theatre's Chicago-premiere production of Tracey Scott Wilson's The Good Negro, directed by Resident Director Chuck Smith. Wilson and Smith have tapped nine actors to bring this historical drama to the Albert stage, including Karen Aldridge (Goodman's The Cook; Proof); Teagle F. Bougere (Broadway's A Raisin in the Sun; The Tempest); Tory O. Davis (Goodman's Magnolia); John Hoogenakker (Goodman's Rock 'n' Roll; Chicago Shakespeare's Othello); Billy Eugene Jones (Broadway's Passing Strange; Radio Golf); Nambi Kelley (Goodman's Crumbs from the Table of Joy; Victory Gardens' The Lost Boys of Sudan); Demetrios Troy (Northlight's Awake and Sing; Chicago Shakespeare's Richard III); Dan Waller (Goodman's Ghostwritten; Talking Pictures) and Mick Weber (Goodman's Rock 'n' Roll; Chicago Theatre's Shear Madness). The production will run from May 1 - June 6, 2010. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Take Wing And Soar Productions' PECONG Closes 3/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2010

Take Wing And Soar Productions presents Steve Carter's PECONG starring Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, directed by Arthur French, for a Limited Engagement at the National Black Theatre | March 12th - 28th (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE, Previews 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Bougere, Jones et al. Lead Goodman's THE GOOD NEGRO, 5/1 - 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2010

Casting is complete for Goodman Theatre's Chicago-premiere production of Tracey Scott Wilson's The Good Negro, directed by Resident Director Chuck Smith. Wilson and Smith have tapped nine actors to bring this historical drama to the Albert stage, including Karen Aldridge (Goodman's The Cook; Proof); Teagle F. Bougere (Broadway's A Raisin in the Sun; The Tempest); Tory O. Davis (Goodman's Magnolia); John Hoogenakker (Goodman's Rock 'n' Roll; Chicago Shakespeare's Othello); Billy Eugene Jones (Broadway's Passing Strange; Radio Golf); Nambi Kelley (Goodman's Crumbs from the Table of Joy; Victory Gardens' The Lost Boys of Sudan); Demetrios Troy (Northlight's Awake and Sing; Chicago Shakespeare's Richard III); Dan Waller (Goodman's Ghostwritten; Talking Pictures) and Mick Weber (Goodman's Rock 'n' Roll; Chicago Theatre's Shear Madness). The production will run from May 1 - June 6, 2010. (more...)

Take Wing And Soar Productions Set for PECONG with Phyllis Yvonne Stickney
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010

Take Wing And Soar Productions presents Steve Carter's PECONG starring Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, directed by Arthur French, for a Limited Engagement at the National Black Theatre | March 12th - 28th (more...)

Take Wing And Soar Productions Presents PECONG 3/12-28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2010

Take Wing And Soar Productions proudly presents Steve Carter's PECONG, at the National Black Theatre, for a limited engagement, from March 12th - March 28th. Directed by award winning actor and director Arthur French, PECONG stars celebrated film, television and stage actress Phyllis Yvonne Stickney*. (more...)

InnateVolution Sets Details For FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010

InnateVolution Theater Productions Artistic Director Toma Tavares Langston and choreographer Shawn Quinlan stage Ntozake Shange's 1975 choreopoem, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf. (more...)

Goodman's THE GOOD NEGRO Closes 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2010

Casting is complete for Goodman Theatre's Chicago-premiere production of Tracey Scott Wilson's The Good Negro, directed by Resident Director Chuck Smith. Wilson and Smith have tapped nine actors to bring this historical drama to the Albert stage, including Karen Aldridge (Goodman's The Cook; Proof); Teagle F. Bougere (Broadway's A Raisin in the Sun; The Tempest); Tory O. Davis (Goodman's Magnolia); John Hoogenakker (Goodman's Rock 'n' Roll; Chicago Shakespeare's Othello); Billy Eugene Jones (Broadway's Passing Strange; Radio Golf); Nambi Kelley (Goodman's Crumbs from the Table of Joy; Victory Gardens' The Lost Boys of Sudan); Demetrios Troy (Northlight's Awake and Sing; Chicago Shakespeare's Richard III); Dan Waller (Goodman's Ghostwritten; Talking Pictures) and Mick Weber (Goodman's Rock 'n' Roll; Chicago Theatre's Shear Madness). The production will run from May 1 - June 6, 2010. (more...)

Lindo Leads Young Vic Revival of JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE; Through 3 July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

August Wilson's masterpiece receives its first major London revival at the Young Vic. Delroy Lindo (The Cider House Rules, Malcolm X, Get Shorty) leads a stellar cast including Adjoa Andoh, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Petra Letang and Danny Sapani for David Lan's new production of Joe Turner's Come and Gone by the two time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright whose work includes Fences, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and The Piano Lesson. (more...)

InnateVolution's FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE Closes 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2010

InnateVolution Theater Productions Artistic Director Toma Tavares Langston and choreographer Shawn Quinlan stage Ntozake Shange's 1975 choreopoem, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf. (more...)

ICT Presents The Old Settler June 3-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2011

Two women test the bonds of sisterhood in John Henry Redwood's bittersweet comedy,The Old Settler. ICT artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs Ryan Vincent Anderson, Veralyn Jones, Tarina Pouncy and Karen Malina White in a four-week run, June 3 through June 26 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. (more...)

ICT Presents The Old Settler June 3-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

Two women test the bonds of sisterhood in John Henry Redwood's bittersweet comedy,The Old Settler. ICT artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs Ryan Vincent Anderson, Veralyn Jones, Tarina Pouncy and Karen Malina White in a four-week run, June 3 through June 26 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Nicholas Nkuna, Carol Stennett to Lead THE LION KING's UK Tour; Complete Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Disney today announced the cast for the first ever UK tour of the award-winning musical 'The Lion King', which begins performances on Friday 31st August at Bristol's Hippodrome Theatre. (more...)

BWW TV: 2011 Tony Awards Winners Circle - Paule Constable, Best Lighting Design for WAR HORSE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 18, 2011

Paule Constable is the 2011 recipient of the Tony Award for Best Lighting Design of a Play for War Horse. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with Constable immediately following her acceptance about what winning the award means to her. Click below to catch up with Constable following her big moment! (more...)

InnateVolution Sets Details For FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2010

InnateVolution Theater Productions Artistic Director Toma Tavares Langston and choreographer Shawn Quinlan stage Ntozake Shange's 1975 choreopoem, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf. (more...)

2011 Tony Awards: Paule Constable Wins 'Best Lighting Design of a Play'
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 12, 2011

The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2011 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com. (more...)

Oregon Shakespeare Fest Launches Black Swan Lab For New Work 7/7-10/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2009

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival will launch the Black Swan Lab for New Work on July 7, 2009, running through October 31. The Lab will provide approximately 390 hours of development time in 2009 and offer a shifting menu of developmental activities, including actor-driven work, work that may include on-going development but no audience component, and work that is shared in-house. (more...)

Jessica Raine and Daniel Cerqueira Lead THE CHANGELING at Young Vic this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2012

Casting is announced for The Changeling with rising star Jessica Raine (Earthquakes in London, NT; Punk Rock, Lyric) to play Beatrice Joanna and Young Vic regular Daniel Cerqueira (Vernon God Little, Joe Turner's Come and Gone) as De Flores. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE, Previews 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

CLYBOURNE PARK Previews at Wyndham's Theatre, Previews January 28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2011

The triple award-winning Clybourne Park begins previews on Friday 28 January at Wyndham's Theatre (Press Night 8 February). (more...)

Jessica Raine and Daniel Cerqueira Lead THE CHANGELING at Young Vic this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

Casting is announced for The Changeling with rising star Jessica Raine (Earthquakes in London, NT; Punk Rock, Lyric) to play Beatrice Joanna and Young Vic regular Daniel Cerqueira (Vernon God Little, Joe Turner's Come and Gone) as De Flores. (more...)

Quintessence Theatre Presents Anouilh's ANTIGONE, Previews 2/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 29, 2012

Quintessence Theatre Group continues its second season with Jean Anouilh's 1943 adaptation of Sophocles' ANTIGONE, in a translation by Jeremy Sams, directed by Alexander Burns. (more...)

Jessica Raine and Daniel Cerqueira Lead THE CHANGELING at Young Vic this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2012

Casting is announced for The Changeling with rising star Jessica Raine (Earthquakes in London, NT; Punk Rock, Lyric) to play Beatrice Joanna and Young Vic regular Daniel Cerqueira (Vernon God Little, Joe Turner's Come and Gone) as De Flores. (more...)

Take Wing And Soar Productions Set for PECONG with Phyllis Yvonne Stickney
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010

Take Wing And Soar Productions presents Steve Carter's PECONG starring Phyllis Yvonne Stickney, directed by Arthur French, for a Limited Engagement at the National Black Theatre | March 12th - 28th (more...)

Casting Complete for LCT's WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2009

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that Kate Blumberg, Victoria Clark, Mary Beth Hurt, Rod McLachlan, Susan Pourfar, Will Rogers, Michael Siberry, Richard Topol and Henry Vick will be featured in the cast of its upcoming production of WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING, a new play by Andrew Bovell, directed by David Cromer, which begins previews Thursday, February 11 at 8pm at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Opening night for this American premiere of WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING, which is being produced by arrangement with Jean Doumanian and Freddy DeMann, is Monday, March 8 at 6:45pm. (more...)

Murray and Pankow Set For Atlantic's KEEP YOUR PANTHEON And SCHOOL, Full Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2009

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce casting for the New York and world premieres of a double bill of one-act plays from Atlantic's founder. TWO UNRELATED PLAYS BY DAVID MAMET: KEEP YOUR PANTHEON AND SCHOOL, directed by Neil Pepe, will feature the ensemble cast of Jeffrey Addiss, Michael Cassidy, Steven Hawley, J.J. Johnston, Jordan Lage, Brian Murray, Rod McLachlan, John Pankow, Jonathan Rossetti, Jack Wallace and Todd Weeks. (more...)

CLYBOURNE PARK Closes At at Wyndham's Theatre May 7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2011

The quadruple award-winning Clybourne Park will complete its scheduled run at Wyndham's Theatre on Saturday 7 May 2011. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for FROM HERE TO ETERNITY, Opens Sept 30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2013

Tickets go on sale today for the world premiere of new stage musical From Here to Eternity. The show will preview at the Shaftesbury Theatre from 30th September with Press Night on 23rd October 2013. Tickets can be bought from FromHereToEternityTheMusical.com or by calling box office on 020 7379 5399. (more...)

Lindo Leads Young Vic Revival of JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE; Opens May 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

August Wilson's masterpiece receives its first major London revival at the Young Vic. Delroy Lindo (The Cider House Rules, Malcolm X, Get Shorty) leads a stellar cast including Adjoa Andoh, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Petra Letang and Danny Sapani for David Lan's new production of Joe Turner's Come and Gone by the two time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright whose work includes Fences, Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and The Piano Lesson. (more...)

The Black Rep Continues Season 33 with Production of Yasmina Reza's ART 5/5 - 5/23
by Chris Gibson - Apr 16, 2010

Black Rep to present ART by Yasmina Reza May 5 - 23, 2010, a play which takes a profound look at the nature of friendship. When well-to-do Serge purchases an expensive painting it causes his best friend to question not only his taste, but his moral fiber as well. What do we really know about our friends and can friendship survive when we discover an unexpected, hard to believe truth about someone we think we know? (more...)

Derrick Weeden to Star in PCPA's CYRANO DE BERGERAC; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2013

PCPA has assembled a stellar cast for this summer's production of the French masterpiece, Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac. It plays exclusively in the Solvang Festival Theater under the stars, August 17 through September 1, 2013. (more...)

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